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SCI Scholars Internship Program

Industrial Internships for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students

SCI Scholars is now part of the ACS Scholars and Project SEED programs!

SCI Scholars is pleased to provide scholarships and internship opportunities exclusively to ACS Scholars and Project SEED scholarship recipients.



The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) and the American Chemical Society support the SCI Scholars Summer Internship Program to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students from underrepresented minority groups to careers in the chemical industry.

ACS Scholars and Project SEED scholarship recipients who are current sophomores and juniors can apply for a prestigious SCI Scholars scholarship and opportunity for a summer internship at an SCI member company. Students are selected based on the strength of their application, statement of interest in an industrial internship, and letters of recommendation.  

Visit the SCI America Facebook page to see how SCI scholars spend their summers. 

Who Can Qualify?

SCI Scholars is open to ACS Scholars and Project SEED scholarship recipients who meet the following criteria:
  • Current sophomores or juniors
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Chemistry or chemical engineering majors
  • Minimum GPA: 3.5 (out of 4.0)

Application process

The deadline for the 2020 applications has passed. The application system will open for 2021 internships October 2020.

1. Review Positions

2020 Internships

Review the SCI internship positions and identify your top three choices

2. Complete Application Form



  • Contact and program information
  • Brief desciption of interest in individual positions
  • Overall statement of interest in SCI Scholars program
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcript(s) from all postsecondary institutions attended  

3. Get Recommendations

Recommendation Form

Select two people to submit recommendations via the online recommendation form. At least one recommender must be a faculty member at your institution.
4. Submit Official Transcript(s)

Have your official transcript(s) sent to:


SCI Scholars/ACS Scholars
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Note: if you have attended more than one postsecondary institution, please submit transcripts from each one.

Recent SCI Scholars

Past SCI Scholars

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About SCI

SCI America International Group promotes the application of science for the benefit of society. SCI is dedicated to promoting fellowship, celebrating achievement, promoting public awareness of the contributions of industrial chemistry, and inspiring students to enter technical careers.

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